The Day After Poster

Release Date: 1983

DVD Release Date: May 18th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary
In the mid-1980s, the U.S. is poised on the brink of nuclear war. This shadow looms over the residents of a small town in Kansas as they continue their daily lives. Dr. Russell Oakes (Jason Robards) maintains his busy schedule at the hospital, Denise Dahlberg prepares for her upcoming wedding, and Stephen Klein (Steve Guttenberg) is deep in his graduate studies. When the unthinkable happens and the bombs come down, the town's residents are thrust into the horrors of nuclear winter.

Cast: Jason Robards, JoBeth Williams, John Cullum, John Lithgow, William Allen Young, Amy Madigan, Steve Guttenberg, Bibi Besch

Director: Nicholas Meyer

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Wife, Quest, Melodramatic, Escape, 1980s, Soldier, Survival, Doctor

Awards

Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special